Tofu- 200 gms (firm)
Capsicum or colored Bell Peppers-1 nos (cut into cubes)
Onion-1 small (cut into cubes)
For the Batter:-All purpose Flour-1/4 cup
Corn Flour-2 tbsp
Water -1/4, approx
Red Chilli Paste-1/2 tsp
Ginger-Garlic Paste-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-For deep Fryining
Other Ingredients For Chilli Tofu:-Garlic-4 -5 nos (finely Chopped)
Ginger-3/4" (Finely chopped)
Green Chillies-3 nos
Soya Sauce-1 tbsp
Tomato Ketchup-2 -3 tbsp
Green Chilli Sauce or Red Chilli Paste-1 tbsp
Freshly Ground Pepper-1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Spring Onion-1 (finely chopped)
Swaddle in paper towels and place in a colander for 30 minutes with a heavy weight on top,like a saucepan,to press our any water. Cut the tofu into 1-inch cubes .
Remove the stem and deeds and the white internal layer of capsicum and cut into 1" cubes and keep aside.Cut the onion into large 1" cubes and separate into layers.Ginger and garlic finely chopped keep it aside.
In a bowl,add all purpose flour,cornstarch,ginger-garlic paste,salt and chilli paste,littler water and make a slightly thick batter.
Heat oil in a deep curved pan for deep frying.
Dip the tofu pieces in the batter and deep fry until they turn light golden brown color.Drain the tofu pieces on to a kitchen napkin.
Heat oil in a pan and when it's hot,add finely chopped ginger,garlic,green chillies and saute.
Add colored bell peppers and onions,slightly saute for 2 minutes,Reduce the flame add vinegar,soya sauce,tomato ketchup,green chilli sauce,salt,pepper.Remember that all the sauces contain some salt,so do not add more salt.Mix all the sauces nicely on low flame for a minute.
Add the fried tofu pieces and increase the flame and stir fry for 1-2 minutes until they become piping hot.